Monthly Archives: October 2016

Young Mothers High School Programs

National statistics show that only 38% of young women who become pregnant while still attending high school will graduate with a high school diploma. At the Young Women’s Resource Center young mothers are actively challenging this statistic with 83% of YWRC mothers obtaining a high school diploma. Perinatal Specialist, Ashley Ezzio, and Parenting/Life Skills Specialist, […]

Supporter Spotlight: Chris Burch

Chris Burch, director of the IMT Des Moines Marathon, has been one of our girls’ biggest cheerleaders over the last several years. Through his support of our Hit the Ground Running program, girls in 6th and 7th grades have been able to explore a variety of physical fitness activities, build self-esteem and accomplish their goal […]